Jesus Isn’t The Sears Wishbook

Click below to listen along….. Every single year when I was growing up, sometime in late Fall, our family, like so many other families in America, would receive an enormous catalog from a department store….

Sermon on how the good is so good and the bad is so useful

(click above the listen along) 3 days ago, someone who, up until then I thought was my friend, tagged a super unflattering photo of me on Facebook. In which, for some reason, I looked both…

Sermon on the Feeding of the 5,000 (preached for pastors, musicians and church leaders)

(I spent about 25 hours working on a sermon for the closing Eucharist of the ELCA’s Jubilee worship conference, Called to Be a Living Voice. It was a huge struggle and I was too in…

A sermon on no time to rest and also no jetpacks

(click above to listen along) He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to…

Accidental Saints Book Tour Info!

I’m so excited about this tour and really hope to see you on the road! These events are all free and will include a raffle of random items mentioned in the book (to raise funds…